Dead End Road

February 05, 2011
Luke 9:23-27 (The Message translation) 23-27Then he told them what they could expect for themselves: “Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You’re not in the driver’s seat—I am. Don’t run from suffering; embrace it. Follow me and I’ll show you how. Self-help is no help at all. Self-sacrifice is the way, my way, to finding yourself, your true self. What good would it do to get everything you want and lose you, the real you? If any of you is embarrassed with me and the way I’m leading you, know that the Son of Man will be far more ...
“I Pity the Fool”

January 25, 2011
My church is currently on a series called, “Best Question Ever: What is the WISE thing to do?” Regardless of your faith…we’ve all been there: in light of past experiences and/or circumstances, what is the right thing to do? Where is the line between right and wrong? How far is too far? I remember being a stubborn teenager. My parents would warn me against certain people and certain behaviors. Most often, I wouldn’t listen…I was naive. We are all born naive – we haven’t lived long enough to experience any real consequence. Therefore, we act...
“Fall on the Earth”

January 18, 2011
Last week, the ground was covered in ice. Just thinking about it makes me cold. But I look at this photograph, and I’m reminded of winter’s hidden beauty. I don’t always see it, but it is certainly there.        
Scavenger Hunt Sunday

January 09, 2011
Last week, 117 bloggers participated in the first annual Memories, Dreams and Reflections link up party…and the linky is still open until January 15th (for all those people that said they’d be out of town this week or needed a little more time). It has been a real pleasure to look through each of your photo collections from 2010, and I fully plan to bring MDR back again at the end of this year! Today, Scavenger Hunt Sunday is BACK and I’m really excited to share my interpretations this week. If your participated in the Scavenger Hunt last year, I hope you’re...